Siberian Husky

Everything you need to know about Siberian Huskies

Life Expectancytypically 10+ years
SheddingLong length with heavy shedding

Siberian Huskies are typically energetic dogs. They are large and strong with a thick double coat that acts as insulation. This helps to keep them warm in colder weather and also helps to stop them overheating in warmer weather. Siberian Huskies can be a range of colours mixed with white including black, brown, grey and red. 

There’s lots of doggy behaviour that comes naturally to all breeds of dog, including Siberian Huskies, from digging and chasing to searching and retrieving. 

Thinking about giving a Siberian Husky a forever home? Here are some Siberian Husky facts that might help you decide.  

Caring for Siberian Huskies

Every dog is different with their own personality and needs. Here are some areas to think about when taking care of a Siberian Husky. 

Caring for your chosen breed

Health issues 

Before you give any dog a home, it’s important to know about possible health issues. Not every dog will suffer them but it’s good to be prepared.  

To find out more about potential health issues for Siberian Hus...

How much food does a Siberian Husky need? 

The amount of food a Siberian Husky needs depends on their:    

  • age  
  • size  
  • activity levels  
  • fitness  
  • weight.    

You c...

How much exercise does a Siberian Husky need? 

Siberian Huskies are typically high-energy dogs who need lots of exercise to keep them physically and mentally healthy. They'll need daily walks, plus plenty of time and opportunity to explore, burn energy, and p...

How much grooming does a Siberian Husky need?

Siberian Huskies have dense fur that sheds easily. They will need regular brushing and are likely to need professional grooming every few months.  

It is important that you do not shave your Husky, unl...

What size crate do you need for a Siberian Husky?

When inside their crate, your dog should have plenty of space to: 

  • sit and stand up at their full height 
  • turn around without touching the sides 
  • lie down fully stretched out&...

Siberian Husky behaviour and training 

Even if you think you know about Siberian Huskies, it’s important to remember that every dog has their own personality.  

Training your chosen breed

What’s the temperament of a Siberian Husky? 

Just like you, every dog is an individual with their own unique personality and prior experiences. So, every Siberian Husky temperament is different.  As dogs grow from puppies, they learn all about the world. They de...

Are Siberian Huskies easy to train?

You can teach any breed of dog new tricks! It’s all about positive learning. Find out what your dog loves so you can use this to reward them after a success. Whether it’s small food treats, toys or lots of praise, tra...

Are Siberian Huskies good with children? 

Every dog has their own unique personality that has been shaped by their own experiences of the world. They’ll have their own likes and dislikes and will respond to situations in different ways. However, there are som...

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